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Museo dell'Opera dell Duomo

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Excellent cathedral museum

Being the only people in this museum we were assigned a “watcher” who spoke only Italian and kept... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pleasanton, California
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Good cathedral museum

Well worth visiting this cathedral museum the Duomo itself is absolutely stunning to them come in... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being the only people in this museum we were assigned a “watcher” who spoke only Italian and kept wanting to steer us to art that was not of interest to us ie. 17th century. But the early art in the museum is wonderful! There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth visiting this cathedral museum the Duomo itself is absolutely stunning to them come in here and learn more is brilliant

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Amazingly well presented small Cathedral Museum, with good English translations of the item Legends. This must rank in my top five Cathedral Museums

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wardieeee
Reviewed 29 November 2017

The museum was nice and it came along with the main ticket so it was a good addition. The sculptures were beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sunnyahuja4586
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Mainly about the building of the duomo, its architects, plus a smattering of religious artwork of arguable significance. Good value for those with historical inclination as the ticket offers 6x locations.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank hungryfizzio
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The Duomo and Museum are part of a combined ticket. You get access to the chapels behind the main altar in the Duomo and the museum which is adjacent and under the cathedral. The museum has many pre-renaissance pieces and well as the original Donatello...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank PaulLuehrmann
Reviewed 23 December 2015

This museum was recently remodeled with world class care to illustrate an excellent collection in a life sized remake of the original setting. The museum includes a remake of the medieval facade of the Duomo (just outside of the Museum) with the original statues placed...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I have visited this museum many times over thirty years. It was quiet. Musty. No English and barely advertised. Now it is a modern three floor space with so much to see and fine explanations. Very impressive and professionally presented. Can combine with the cathedral...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

I didn't go inside because the museum was closed till November 2015 but it was totally worth even the visit from Outside. The very famous dome is there where you must take some pictures and go around the place. It is the central of the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mark-Arsanious
Reviewed 29 April 2015

View treasures of the cathedral, including the original Donatello sculpted pulpit, plus frescoes, paintings, archeological objects, and a cloister.

Date of experience: April 2015
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